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Geometric Model by Robert B. Evans, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Hyperboloid of One Nappe (Hyperboloid of One Sheet)

Geometric Model by Robert B. Evans, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Hyperboloid of One Nappe (Hyperboloid of One Sheet)

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Description
This tan paper model has a box-shaped skeleton with square ends. This framework slants. Red and gray threads joining the two square faces form a hyperboloid of one sheet.
A tag on the model reads: 465. A mark reads: Robert B. Evans (/) June 11, 1928.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1928 06 11
associated dates
1928 06 11 / 1928 06 11
unspecified
Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Evans, Robert B.
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
thread (overall material)
tan (overall color)
gray (overall color)
red (overall color)
cut, folded & sewn (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 7.7 cm x 10 cm x 5 cm; 3 1/32 in x 3 15/16 in x 1 31/32 in
ID Number
MA.304723.268
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.268
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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